2016-04-20T07:00:00Z The must-have field-guide for discovering the natural beauty of southern Indiana
A Guide to Natural Areas of Southern Indiana is the first comprehensive and fully illustrated guidebook for nature lovers who want to explore the wild and natural areas of southern Indiana by trail, water, or road. Featuring 95 beautiful color photo...[Read More]
2020-06-18T07:00:00Z Ett inl?st l?romedel och den f?rsta boken i en serie av tre biologib?cker. Denna bok tar upp f?ljande centrala inneh?ll ur l?roplanen: Lokala och globala ekosystem. Sambanden mellan populationer och tillg?ngliga resurser. Fotosyntes, cellandning, materiens kretslopp och energins fl?den. M?nniskans p?verkan p? naturen lokalt och globalt samt hur man p? individ- och s...[Read More]
2008-11-05T08:00:00Z Considered by many during his lifetime as the most well-known scientist in the world, Stephen Jay Gould left an enormous and influential body of work. A Harvard professor of paleontology, evolutionary biology, and the history of science, Gould provided major insights into our understanding of the history of life. He helped to reinvigorate paleontology, launch macroe...[Read More]
2015-01-13T08:00:00Z In 1956, Marco Rubio's parents came to America as poor immigrants with grade-school educations. They found a land of opportunity where anyone could work hard, play by the rules, and build a better future for themselves and their children. His family proved the reality of the American Dream, where the children of maids and bartenders could become doctors, lawyers,...[Read More]
2020-03-01T08:00:00Z Over 75\% of America's threatened, endangered, and at-risk wildlife live on private land, and their conservation is impossible without voluntary efforts by landowners working in partnership with others. This book explains wildlife conservation on private land, and provides landowners with a roadmap for identifying partners, developing land management plans, and acce...[Read More]
2007-03-27T07:00:00Z Social behavior occurs in some of the smallest animals as well as some the largest, and the transition from solitary life to sociality is an unsolved evolutionary mystery. In The Evolution of Social Wasps, James H. Hunt examines social behavior in a single lineage of insects, wasps of the family Vespidae. He presents empirical knowledge of social wasps from two app...[Read More]
2016-03-31T07:00:00Z En los bosques suceden cosas sorprendentes: ?rboles que se comunican entre s?, ?rboles que aman y cuidan a sus hijos y a sus viejos y enfermos vecinos; ?rboles sensibles, con emociones, con recuerdos... ?Incre?ble, pero cierto! Peter Wohlleben, guarda forestal y amante de la naturaleza, nos narra en este libro fascinantes historias sobre las insospechadas y extrao...[Read More]
2020-09-22T07:00:00Z Climate change: watershed or endgame?
In this compelling new book, Noam Chomsky, the world's leading public intellectual, and Robert Pollin, a renowned progressive economist, map out the catastrophic consequences of unchecked climate change--and present a realistic blueprint for change: the Green New Deal.
2020-06-02T07:00:00Z Leading ecologists discuss some of the most compelling open questions in the field today Unsolved Problems in Ecology brings together many of the world's leading ecologists to discuss the most fundamental research questions confronting the field today. This diverse and thought-provoking collection of essays spans virtually all of the key subfields...[Read More]
2020-01-14T08:00:00Z "If the bee disappeared off the face of the earth, man would only have four years left to live."
Maurice Maeterlinck received the 1911 Nobel Prize for Literature, for this excellent book about the life of bees. Far from being an entomologist's study paper, this magnificent poetic work puts the nature of this very special insect centre stage....[Read More]
2011-04-01T07:00:00Z Most people think of New Jersey as a suburban-industrial corridor that runs between New York and Philadelphia. Yet in the low center of the state is a near wilderness, larger than most national parks, which has been known since the seventeenth century as the Pine Barrens.
The term refers to the predominant trees in the vast forests that cover the area and...[Read More]
2006-11-21T08:00:00Z Travel backward through time from today's scattered billions to the handful of early humans who lived in Africa 60,000 years ago and are ancestors to us all.
In Deep Ancestry, scientist and National Geographic explorer Spencer Wells shows how tiny genetic changes add up over time into a fascinating story. Using scores of real-life examples, helpfu...[Read More]